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Dec 4, 2013 10:00am PST
mitchell, a little under the weather today in washington, where president obama is moving from offense to defense, trying to drive home the benefits of his health care plan despite its faulty rollout. it's a message he's going to be repeating every day between now and his anticipated holiday break. to the delight of nervous house democrats facing re-election next year. joining me now for our daily fix, chris cillizza, and nbc white house correspondent peter alexander. take it away, you guys. let's talk about what the president is trying to do. peter, you first. >> andrea, between your voice, my leaf blower, and what chris has, this could be an interesting next couple minutes. we're going to do our best to get through it. you heard the focus speaking a short time ago. the focus of his remarks less specific to health care than they were to economic opportunities for all americans right now. the white house and this president believes there's a connection between health care security and between economic security as well for americans. a short time from now, about an hour from now, the pr
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am PST
together. thank you very much for your extraordinary efforts. appreciate it. >> president obama on global aids day. what he did not announce in announcing 6. 7 people now supporting with treatment under pep far, the program started under president bush, he did not announce a target some aids activists are hoping for of reaching and supporting 12 million people by 2016 and he did not announce more support for the global aids fund which was $2 billion shy in u.s. support according to the $15 billion goal that was long hoped for by aids activists. this is global aids day and president, secretary of state will also be speaking at this white house event. meanwhile the president has a lot of other foreign challenges on his plate. he's trying to stop members of his party from leading bipartisan effort to pass new sanctions on iran before christmas. the president arguments this would be a deal breaker during a sensitive testing period. just as president biden dealing with another foreign policy headaches on the other side of the world. he arrived in tokyo. he was met when he arrived there by caro
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am PST
.s. ambassador to south africa under both president bush 41 and then president clinton, and of course during the inauguration of nelson mandela. also author to 'n'. senior adviser to president obama for u.s. institute for peace. thank you very much. you've seen all of this history and you were there on the ground during this tumultuous period. president bush 41, as we just showed, quickly moved beyond the shadow of the early reagan years where president reagan vetoed legislation and that veto over with. the state department secretary of state schultz and others, former senate foreign relations chairman dick lugar were pushing very strongly for a different policy. >> they were. they knew the veto was a mistake. right after that secretary schultz moved to redescribe anc not as terrorist organization and open up contacts with the group in osaka. >> you were on the ground when he came out -- >> after he came out. >> moved into the negotiations which were critical. >> went up and down in 1992, had a break in the negotiations, a serious break over violence. the two presidents, the two leaders, nel
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